Archive for category: Graphic Design

Episode 11: Photoshopping iCloud Style Aluminium Icons

Episode 11: Photoshopping iCloud Style Aluminium Icons

In Apple’s recent iCloud and iOS5 keynote, a vast array of brushed aluminium style icons were used. In this tutorial we learn how to create an incredible iCloud style aluminium icon in just a few minutes.

Episode 10: Photoshopping Neon Text

Episode 10: Photoshopping Neon Text

Neons were invented by accident over 300 years ago when a scientist shook a test tube. It took another 200 years for the concept to be rediscovered, and they called their invention ‘The New Gas’, or, as it was known in Greek, ‘Neon’. In this tutorial we learn how to create an incredibly realistic neon using nothing but photoshop.

Episode 9: Photoshopping a Heroes Style Eclipse

Episode 9: Photoshopping a Heroes Style Eclipse

If you’ve ever seen the show Heroes then you’ll no doubt remember the stunning eclipse intro. It really is an incredible piece of design. In this tutorial, we learn how to recreate that solar eclipse image in a slightly retro style using nothing but photoshop.

Episode 8: Photoshopping Digital Bokeh

Episode 8: Photoshopping Digital Bokeh

In photography, bokeh is one of the most incredible implementations of Aperture. The shallow depth of field causes any light in the background to blur into a floating orb. In this tutorial, we go through how to create bokeh using Photoshop, with simply beautiful results.

Episode 7: Photoshopping Scrapbooks

Scrapbooks are a great way to preserve a memory. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a high resolution scrapbook on photoshop, including torn paper, sticky tape, handwriting and spilt ink.